Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 23,411,000
Catalog: KM-134
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 5C MS obverse 1928 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1928 Philadelphia Mint nickel may be found with excellent luster, though it almost never has a full strike. Most miss the mark a bit, though this has little impact on grading. Thus, a generous number of gems have been certified.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/2/2015

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1928 5C MS
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Base $ 1.25 1.50 2.50 5.50 13.00 22.50 24.50 27.00 32.50 44.00 55.00 75.00 125 325 700 7000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 62.00 85.00 140 415 1150 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 903
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/4/1995 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 1995 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #128, 128/Lot# 132 $935.00
7/13/2005 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2065, 2065/Lot# 1147 $121.00
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1229 $172.50
6/23/2008 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 259, 265/Lot# 165 $598.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1233 $822.50
11/25/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 83834 $99.98


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